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Last Updated: Oct 20, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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New library hours

All main libraries on all 5 campuses are open 24/7 during term time and exam periods.


The music library is open from:

Monday to Friday: 8am until 11pm

Saturdays: 8am until 12.30

Sundays: Closed

For more information on library opening hours, click on the link below:



    Facilities available

    Listening and study facilities

    The Music Library offers CD players, LP turntables, cassette players, TV sets, and DVD players in the open space of the library. NOTE you are advised to use head phones.      

    The listening room is furnished with a TV set, DVD Player and VCR. The study room is only available for music students and staff who must sign in and out for use of this room.                                                                    

    Exchange your student card for a key at the music library circulation desk. 

    Computers and printers

    The public computers are connected to the printer, NOTE you can ONLY print when you have printing credits.

    The printing machine is ONLY for printing. Photocopiers are available at the Photocopying room.

    •  Please contact  Library personnel should you encounter any problems with the printer or photocopiers.


    This Music support guide provides information for undergraduates, graduates and researchers in general, in the field of music.This guide introduces you to the different information resources and associated activities in the academic library environment.

     Where are we?

    Music is offered at the Howard College campus, and the Eleanor Bonnar Music Library is located in the Francis Stock Building. Online access to a wide range of resources is available on and off campus.

    For off campus access you will need to authenticate yourself first with your university lan login and password. Not all databases provide off campus access. It is best to access the University site via Firefox.



      Finding books and other library resources

      Use the new iCatalogue via WorldCat local.

      Local Search Box Iframe

      Are your books overdue ? Renew online


      • Log on to iCatalogue via WorldCat local
      • If you are logging on for the first time
      • Create username i.e. student number and password i.e. lan password
      • Click on My Library account
      • Click on Renew my material
      • Select all or individual items
      • Click renew my material button 
      • Note the new date

      Subject Librarian

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      Mbongiseni Magagula
      Contact Info

      Eleanor Bonnar Music Library
      (Francis Stock building)
      Address: King George V Ave, Durban 4041

      Contact Information:
      Telephone: +27-31-260 2642
      Fax: +27-31-2602051
      Send Email

      Off campus access

      If you wish to access library resources from off campus you will need to authenticate yourself as a UKZN member.

      From the top toolbar on the Library's home page, under the Electronic Resources tab is an option called 'off campus access via ezproxy'. Click on that, click on the needed database and a screen will come up asking you for your university login. Once you are recognised by the system you will be able to search and download.

      Get to the Library's website via Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.


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